A collection of news and information related to Alex Oriakhi published by this site and its partners.
Displaying items 1-12 of 83 » View wsbt.com items only1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next >
The Hartford CourantAs everyone at Gampel Pavilion watched a video tribute to a team that, on paper, had little to play for and instead gave and gave each game as if it had everything in the world to play for, Shabazz Napier began to feel the shiver of emotions. As...
The Hartford Courant— You watch a team so badly outrebounded. You watch a team destroyed on the offensive boards. You watch big man after big man head to the bench with five fouls. You see that team outscored by 13 points on the free throw line. And afterward you see...
The Hartford CourantFlush with a most fruitful victory over a ranked team on the road, Kevin Ollie, that noted farmer out of South Central Los Angeles, was talking about reaping what is sown. "Tyler Olander was wonderful," Ollie said after UConn had knocked off No. 17...
The Hartford CourantIf Kevin Ollie is looking for the highest endorsement possible, he needn't stop at Jim Calhoun. He can find it with one of Calhoun's natural-born adversaries. Rick Pitino says that hiring Ollie as the permanent UConn basketball coach was a "no-brainer."...
The Hartford CourantThis will not be another exercise in tearing down the NCAA or UConn. This will stand as Walter Harrison's rebuttal to people like me who argued that not only are the latest academic data the fairest data, the implementation of the latest data is...
The Hartford CourantBy his own calculation, UConn associate coach George Blaney had been to 36 Final Fours before 2004. He sat on the board of the National Association of Basketball Coaches. That meant Blaney always had good seats. That does not mean he didn't want to be...
I am at the intersection of 8th Avenue and 33rd Street -- the intersection of glory and possibility -- in search of Gary McGhee's ankles. It has been four months now and still no sign. Not a talocrural joint to be found anywhere. After agonizing over...
The Hartford CourantANAHEIM, Calif. — Kemba Walker blinked. College basketball's omniscient guard, the god who sees all, knows all, does all, blinked. Walker turned the ball over under his basket with 3:09 remaining Thursday night. D.J. Gay hit a three to cut the...
The Hartford CourantCoaches, players, Cinderellas, old New England turf rivals, they were all at a banquet to honor their Final Four achievement Thursday night when Jim Calhoun decided the time was ripe to play the "My Three Sons" card. "I said, 'I feel like Fred MacMurray,...
The Hartford CourantHOUSTON — In one of those simple, brilliant leads that occasionally grace the sports pages, Courant beat writer Michael Arace sent 17 words back to Connecticut from St. Petersburg, Fla., on March 29, 1999. "The UConn Huskies won the national...
The Hartford CourantSTORRS — Jim Calhoun was using Charlie Villanueva as a comparison, but the truth is the UConn coach could have inserted the names of hundreds of college basketball players. The difference with Kemba Walker, Calhoun insisted, is he didn't have to...
Knights Notepad - Orlando SentinelUCF Basketball Rewind: Looking back at the Knights' huge win over No. 4 UConn...
Mar 9, 2013 |Column| Hartford Courant
Jan 31, 2013 |Column| Hartford Courant
Jan 13, 2013 |Column| Hartford Courant
Oct 17, 2012 |Column| Hartford Courant
Jul 18, 2012 |Column| Hartford Courant
Apr 9, 2011 |Column| Hartford Courant
Jul 24, 2011 |Column| Hartford Courant
Mar 25, 2011 |Column| Hartford Courant
Apr 2, 2011 |Column| Hartford Courant
Apr 5, 2011 |Column| Hartford Courant
Apr 13, 2011 |Column| Hartford Courant
Nov 26, 2011 | Orlando Sentinel
Original site for Alex Oriakhi topic gallery.